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See also: thé, thè, thę́, thế, thẻ, thể, the-, and þe

英语(English)

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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发音(Pronunciation)

  • (when stressed)
    • enPR: thē, IPA(key): /ˈðiː/
    • Rhymes: -iː
      • (variant, preconsonantal) enPR: thŭ, IPA(key): /ˈðʌ/
  • (when unstressed and prevocalic)
  • (when unstressed and preconsonantal)
    • enPR: thə, IPA(key): /ðə/ (but see notes below)


词源1(Etymology 1)

From Middle English the, from Old English þē (the, that, demonstrative pronoun), a late variant of .

Originally masculine nominative, in Middle English it superseded all previous Old English forms (, sēo, þæt, þā), from Proto-West Germanic *siz, from Proto-Germanic *sa, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *só.

Cognate with Saterland Frisian die (the), West Frisian de (the), Dutch de (the), German Low German de (the), German der (the), Danish de (the), Swedish de (the), Icelandic (that).

Article

the

  1. Definite grammatical article that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already completely specified. [from 10th c.]
    I’m reading the book. (Compare I’m reading a book.)
    The street in front of your house. (Compare A street in Paris.)
    The men and women watched the man give the birdseed to the bird.
  2. Used before a noun modified by a restrictive relative clause, indicating that the noun refers to a single referent defined by the relative clause.
    The street that runs through my hometown.
  3. Used before an object considered to be unique, or of which there is only one at a time. [from 10th c.]
    No one knows how many galaxies there are in the universe.
    God save the Queen!
  4. Used before a superlative or an ordinal number modifying a noun, to indicate that the noun refers to a single item.
    That was the best apple pie ever.
  5. Added to a superlative or an ordinal number to make it into a substantive. [from 9th c.]
    That apple pie was the best.
  6. Introducing a singular term to be taken generically: preceding a name of something standing for a whole class. [from 9th c.]
    • 1994, Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom, Abacus 2010, page 536:
      Stern and God-fearing, the Afrikaner takes his religion seriously.
  7. Used before an adjective, indicating all things (especially persons) described by that adjective. [from 9th c.]
    Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
  8. Used to indicate a certain example of (a noun) which is usually of most concern or most common or familiar. [from 12th c.]
    No one in the whole country had seen it before.
    I don't think I'll get to it until the morning.
  9. Used before a body part (especially of someone previously mentioned), as an alternative to a possessive pronoun. [from 12th c.]
    A stone hit him on the head. (= “A stone hit him on his head.”)
  10. When stressed, indicates that it describes an object which is considered to be best or exclusively worthy of attention. [from 18th c.]
    That is the hospital to go to for heart surgery.
    • 1926, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Land of Mist[1]:
      "Good Heavens, man! Why, he is the authority. If you want pure laboratory experiments those are the books."
    • 2012 May 27, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “New Kid On The Block” (season 4, episode 8; originally aired 11/12/1992)”, in The Onion AV Club[2]:
      “New Kid On The Block” doubles as a terrific showcase for the Sea Captain who, in the grand tradition of Simpsons supporting characters, quickly goes from being a stereotype to an archetype, from being a crusty sea-captain character to the crusty sea-captain character.
用法注意(Usage notes)
替代形式(Alternative forms)
  • e (obsolete), ẏe (archaic): variant spelling of the.
  • ye (archaic)
  • de (eye dialect, AAVE)
  • da (d'), teh (informal or dialectal)
  • t' (Northern England)
  • th'
同义词(Synonyms)
衍生词(Derived terms)
翻译(Translations)

词源2(Etymology 2)

From Middle English the, thy, thi, from Old English þȳ (by that, after that, whereby), originally the instrumental case of the demonstratives (masculine) and þæt (neuter). Cognate with Dutch des te ("the, the more"), German desto ("the, all the more"), Norwegian fordi ("because"), Icelandic því (the; because), Faroese , Swedish ty.

副词(Adverb)

the (not comparable)

  1. With a comparative or with more and a verb phrase, establishes a correlation with one or more other such comparatives.
    The hotter(,) the better. (comma usually omitted in such very short expressions)
    The more I think about it, the weaker it looks.
    The more money donated, the more books purchased, and the more happy children.
    It looks weaker and weaker, the more I think about it.
  2. With a comparative, and often with for it, indicates a result more like said comparative. This can be negated with none. See none the.
    It was a difficult time, but I’m the wiser for it.
    It was a difficult time, and I’m none the wiser for it.
    I'm much the wiser for having had a difficult time like that.
用法注意(Usage notes)

This is called the "comparative correlative", but it is also known as the "correlative construction", the "conditional comparative", or the "the...the construction".

衍生词(Derived terms)
翻译(Translations)
The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.

词源3(Etymology 3)

Preposition

the

  1. For each; per.
    valued at half a pound the bushel; paying seven dollars the year interest
    • 1837, James Edward Alexander, Narrative of a Voyage of Observation Among the Colonies of Western Africa, in the Flag-ship Thalia; and of a Campaign in Kaffir-land, on the Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, in 1835, volume 1, London: Henry Colburn, pages 251–2:
      Next morning I was up at an early hour, to see the market held near the water gate. The beef was excellent: but at the high prices of ten-pence and one shilling the pound; mutton at the same price; fowls a dollar the couple, and showing “more feathers than flesh.”
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:the.

查看更多(See also)

变位词(Anagrams)


Crimean Gothic

词源(Etymology)

From Proto-Germanic *sa.

Article

the

  1. the
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      omnibus vero dictionibus praeponebat articulum tho aut the
      [he/she] placed the article tho or the before every word

用法注意(Usage notes)

While it is likely that Crimean Gothic retained grammatical gender, de Busbecq's letter does not mention which articles are used with which words, making it impossible to reconstruct their gender.


Danish

名词(Noun)

the c

  1. Alternative spelling of te (tea)
    • 2016, Thorkild Hansen, Genklang: Rejser og portrætter 1959-89, Gyldendal A/S →ISBN
      Vi vågnede ved 6tiden og lavede dejlig the.
      We got up at about 6 AM and made lovely tea.
    • 2015, Lotte Heise, Tina Bryld, Selvfølgelig skal hun bo hos mig: om at bo med sin handicappede mor, Gyldendal A/S →ISBN
      Hun smiler over hele femøren, da duften af te breder sig: ”Uha, dejlig the.”
      She smiles broadly, as the scent of tea spreads: ”Oh, lovely tea.”

变化形式(Declension)


Eastern Arrernte

代词(Pronoun)

the

  1. I (first person singular pronoun)

来源参考(References)


Hadza

发音(Pronunciation)

代词(Pronoun)

  1. you (thou)

关联词(Related terms)


Interlingua

发音(Pronunciation)

名词(Noun)

the (plural thes)

  1. tea

Irish

发音(Pronunciation)

形容词(Adjective)

the

  1. Lenited form of te.

中古英语(Middle English)

词源1(Etymology 1)

Article

the

  1. Alternative form of þe

词源2(Etymology 2)

代词(Pronoun)

the

  1. Alternative form of þe

来源参考(References)

词源3(Etymology 3)

代词(Pronoun)

the

  1. Alternative form of þei

来源参考(References)

词源4(Etymology 4)

From Old English þēon.

动词(Verb)

the

  1. Alternative form of theen

Murrinh-Patha

名词(Noun)

the

  1. ear

查看更多(See also)

  • ye (incorporated noun)

来源参考(References)

  • 2003, Mark Abley, Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages.

Old High German

替代形式(Alternative forms)

Particle

the (indeclinable, relative)

  1. that, who, which

来源参考(References)

  1. Braune, Wilhelm. Althochdeutsches Lesebuch, zusammengestellt und mit Glossar versehen

Old Saxon

词源1(Etymology 1)

From Proto-Germanic *sa. The original s- was replaced by th- by analogy with the other forms, but still preserved in the variant .

Determiner

thē

  1. that, that one
    them uuīha uuīsa lēstean: To obey that holy wise.

变化形式(Declension)

派生词(Descendants)

  • Middle Low German: de
    • Low German: de

词源2(Etymology 2)

From Proto-Germanic *þa, from Proto-Indo-European *tó, *te-.

Particle

the (indeclinable, relative)

  1. that, who, which

Phalura

词源(Etymology)

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

发音(Pronunciation)

Postposition

the (تھےۡ)

  1. to
  2. for
  3. at

来源参考(References)

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[3], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Scots

词源(Etymology)

From Old English se

Determiner

the

  1. the

Serbo-Croatian

词源(Etymology)

Borrowed from English the, which sounds similar to Serbo-Croatian da.

Conjunction

the (no known Cyrillic variant)

  1. (Internet slang) Alternative spelling of da
    neki kreten the ih drka emotivno
    some jerk to fuck with them emotionally
    the ovo okačim na fb wall, garant ne bih opstala od borKINJa za ženska prava
    if I posted this on my FB wall, I surely wouldn't survive the women rights fighters

South Slavey

发音(Pronunciation)

名词(Noun)

the

  1. belt

来源参考(References)

  • Keren Rice (1989) A Grammar of Slave, Berlin, West Germany: Mouton de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 38

Swedish

名词(Noun)

the n

  1. Alternative spelling of te (tea)

变位词(Anagrams)


Vietnamese

发音(Pronunciation)

词源1(Etymology 1)

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: sa).

名词(Noun)

the

  1. a kind of silk gauze
衍生词(Derived terms)
Derived terms
  • buồng the
  • phòng the

词源2(Etymology 2)

形容词(Adjective)

the (𦂛, 𫄋) (phonemic reduplicative the the)

  1. having a strong and fragrant smell

Welsh

名词(Noun)

the

  1. Aspirate mutation of te.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
te de nhe the
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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